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Ronald Sanders


Eastern Promises is Ronald Sanders's fourteenth film for David Cronenberg. He previously edited A History of Violence, Spider, eXistenZ, Crash, M. Butterfly, Naked Lunch, Dead Ringers, The Fly, The Dead Zone, Videodrome, Scanners, Fast Company, and the short Camera for the director.

Born in Winnipeg, Mr. Sanders was exposed to film at an early age since his father worked as a projectionist. After graduating with a B.A. from St. John's College, University of Manitoba, he moved to Toronto where he edited documentaries and began working on features as a sound editor.

Among his feature credits as editor are Mark L. Lester's Firestarter; Yves Simoneau's Perfectly Normal; Robert Longo's Johnny Mnemonic; and Anais Granofsky's The Limb Salesman.

Mr. Sanders has also edited such notable telefilms as Norman Jewison's Dinner with Friends; Steven Hilliard Stern's The Park is Mine; Daniel Petrie Jr.'s Dead Silence; and Lamont Johnson's All the Winters That Have Been.